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Loose hair in the gluteal cleft, inadequate hygiene, and prolonged sitting have been suggested as causative factors via penetration of contaminated hairs into the skin.
The hub of the catheter was secured in the gluteal cleft, and the patient's features of sepsis improved over subsequent days.
This is a bit like a boil and is caused when a hair follicle at the base of the spine or in the gluteal cleft, (the bit that shows when big builders bend over) gets blocked by the hair in it.